New Ways Ministry, the 40-year-old advocacy group for LGBT Catholics, held its eighth national symposium in Chicago April 28-30 and highlighted a sense of optimism under the leadership of Pope Francis.
The Field Hospital: Fr. Philip Bochanski says Courage feels supported by Pope Francis' encouragement to accompany those "with same-sex attraction" on their spiritual journeys.
NCR Today: St. Petersburg, Fla., Bishop Robert Lynch said the Catholic church must teach and stand for its belief that all are made in God's image.
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Sr. Camille: Erma, I first learned of you through Frank DeBernardo. What brought you together?